Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Season 5

 
9/23-25: Ben Wendel Group
 
9/22-25: Christian McBride
 
Sep 29 - Oct 2: Chick Corea
Brad Mehldau
 
10/6-9: Brad Mehldau
 
10/20-23: SFJAZZ Collective
 
Nov 12: Rokia Traoré
 
Nov 3 - 6: Diego El Cigala
 
11/11: Burt Bacharach
 
12/8-11: Robert Glasper Experiment
 
Dec 29 -Jan 1: Maceo Parker
 
Jan 6-8: Kamasi Washington
 
Apr 1: Miles From India

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Pre-Concert Talk
Visiting Presenter
Family Matinee
Discover Jazz Class
SFJAZZ Beacon Award
September 2016
Sep 25 4:00pm

Duo

Christian McBride
& Dee Dee Bridgewater

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 25 5:30pm 7:00pm

Kneebody Saxophonist

Ben Wendel Group
w/ Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders 
& Henry Cole 

Joe Henderson Lab

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Sep 28 12:00pm

Free Outdoor Concert!

Karina Denike

Levi's Plaza

Sep 29 7:30pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

Miner Auditorium

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Sep 30 7:30pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

Miner Auditorium

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October 2016
Oct 01 7:30pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 02 3:00pm 7:00pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

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Oct 04 8:00pm

Elements

Ludovico Einaudi

Herbst Theatre

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Oct 05 12:00pm

Free Outdoor Concert!

More Fatter

Levi's Plaza

Oct 05 8:00pm

Elements

Ludovico Einaudi

Herbst Theatre

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Oct 06 7:00pm 8:30pm

Man Made Object

GoGo Penguin
—CANCELLED

Joe Henderson Lab

Oct 06 7:30pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 07 7:00pm 8:30pm

Man Made Object

GoGo Penguin
—CANCELLED

Joe Henderson Lab

Oct 07 7:30pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

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Oct 08 7:30pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 09 4:00pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 10 7:30pm

Monk's 99th Birthday

Thelonious Monk's Birthday Celebration
w/ Barry Harris, Fred Hersch & Eric Reed

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Oct 12 12:00pm

Free Outdoor Concert!

The Lost Trio

Levi's Plaza

Oct 14 7:00pm 8:30pm

Spirit House

Joel Harrison 5 w/ Brian Blade

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 16 7:30pm

How to Listen to Jazz

Listening Party
w/ Ted Gioia 

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 18 7:30pm

Living Legend

Van Morrison
—SOLD OUT!

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 19 7:30pm

Living Legend

Van Morrison
—SOLD OUT!

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 20 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 20 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Erik Jekabson
plays Chet Baker's
It Could Happen to You

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 21 7:00pm 8:30pm

Rising Trumpet Star

Takuya Kuroda

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 21 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 22 11:00am

The Music of Miles of Davis

Family Matinee: The SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 22 7:00pm 8:30pm

Snarky Puppy Trumpeter

Maz

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 22 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 23 4:00pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 23 7:00pm 8:30pm

Brass Masters

Dave Douglas & the Westerlies

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 23 7:30pm

Benefit Concert

Bobby Hutcherson
Memorial

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 27 7:30pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 28 7:30pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

Miner Auditorium

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Oct 29 7:30pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

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Oct 30 4:00pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

Miner Auditorium

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November 2016
Nov 02 7:30pm

Malian Singer-Songwriter

Rokia Traoré

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 03 7:30pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 04 7:30pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

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Nov 05 7:30pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 06 7:00pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

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Nov 11 7:00pm 8:30pm

New Orleans Piano Great

Henry Butler, solo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 11 8:00pm

The Hitmaker

Burt Bacharach

Davies Symphony Hall

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Nov 12 7:00pm 8:30pm

New Orleans Piano Great

Henry Butler, solo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 13 4:00pm

Visiting Presenter

SF Boogie Woogie Festival

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Nov 13 5:00pm 7:30pm

New Orleans Piano Great

Henry Butler, solo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 17 7:30pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 17 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Wally Schnalle
plays Art Blakey's
Moanin'

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 18 7:30pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

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Nov 19 11:00am

Music of Venezuela

Family Matinee: The Venezuelan Music Project

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 19 7:30pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

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Nov 19 8:00pm

SFJAZZ HSAS Alumni Concert

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 20 4:00pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 25 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 26 3:00pm 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars

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Nov 27 4:00pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars

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December 2016
Dec 01 7:00pm 8:30pm

The Next Big Thing

Veronica Swift

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 02 7:00pm 8:30pm

Traces

Camila Meza

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 03 7:00pm 8:30pm

Haden Sings Harris

Petra Haden & Jesse Harris

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 03 7:30pm

Visiting Presenter

Yakov Smirnoff, Happily Ever Laughter:
the Neuroscience of Romantic Relationships

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 04 1:00pm

SFJAZZ HSAS & Joshua Redman

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Holiday Concert w/ Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 04 5:30pm 7:30pm

Haden Sings Harris

Petra Haden & Jesse Harris

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 08 7:30pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 09 7:30pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

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Dec 10 7:30pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

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Dec 11 7:00pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

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Dec 15 7:30pm

A Christmas Celebration

Aaron Neville
Soulful Christmas Concert 

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Dec 15 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Jamie Davis
sings Nat King Cole's
The Magic of Christmas

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 16 7:30pm

A Christmas Celebration

Aaron Neville
Soulful Christmas Concert 

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Dec 17 11:00am

Creole Christmas

Family Matinee: Etienne Charles

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Dec 17 7:30pm

Creole Christmas

Etienne Charles
Creole Christmas Dance Party 

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Dec 18 4:00pm 7:00pm

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Vince Guaraldi's 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'
w/ Adam Shulman

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Dec 29 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
w/ special guest Judith Hill 

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Dec 30 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
w/ special guest Judith Hill 

Miner Auditorium

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Dec 31 8:00pm 10:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
& special guest Judith Hill 

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January 2017
Jan 01 7:00pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
& special guest Judith Hill 

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 05 7:30pm

Velvet Portraits

Terrace Martin

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 06 7:30pm

The Epic

Kamasi Washington

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 07 7:30pm 10:30pm

The Epic

Kamasi Washington

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 08 3:00pm 7:00pm

The Epic

Kamasi Washington

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 10 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 11 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 12 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 13 7:00pm 9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 14 7:00pm 9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 15 3:00pm 7:00pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 16 11:00am 2:00pm5:00pm

Open House

SFJAZZ Center Anniversary Celebration
Free MLK Day Open House!

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Jan 18 7:00pm

Special Event

SFJAZZ Gala Honoring Zakir Hussain

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Jan 18 9:00pm

Gala AfterJam

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

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Jan 19 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

Tony Williams Tribute
Curated by Cindy Blackman

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Jan 20 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

Joe Henderson Tribute
Curated by Joshua Redman

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Jan 21 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

Bobby Hutcherson Tribute
Curated by Stefon Harris

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Jan 22 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

John Handy Tribute
Curated by Miguel Zenón

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Jan 26 7:30pm

Bay Area Big Bands

Electric Squeezebox Orchestra/ 
Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 26 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Roger Glenn
plays Cal Tjader's
Soul Sauce

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 27 7:30pm

Swing!

Lavay Smith
& Her Red Hot Skillet
Lickers

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 27 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Destiny Muhammad
plays Alice Coltrane's
Journey in Satchidananda

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 28 7:30pm

A Tribute to Local Greats

John Santos Sextet
w/ guests Samora Pinderhughes,
Elena Pinderhughes & more 

Miner Auditorium

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Jan 28 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Jazz Mafia
plays Miles Davis's
Birth of the Cool

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 29 5:30pm 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Joe Gilman
plays Dave Brubeck Quartet's
Time Out

Joe Henderson Lab

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Jan 29 7:30pm

Electric Ascension & No Favorites

Rova Saxophone Quartet
plays John Coltrane's 'Ascension'
& Tribute to Butch Morris

Miner Auditorium

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February 2017
Feb 08 7:30pm

Jazz Without Borders

Listening Party
w/ Vijay Iyer 

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 09 7:00pm 8:30pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 09 7:30pm

An Evening of Duets

Vijay Iyer
w/ Wadada Leo Smith
& Rudresh Mahanthappa 

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Feb 10 7:00pm 8:30pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 10 7:30pm

Creative Music Orchestra

Vijay Iyer's 'Open City' & 'Blindspot'
with Teju Cole 

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Feb 11 7:00pm 8:30pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 11 7:30pm

Trio + 2

Vijay Iyer Trio
w/ Ambrose Akinmusire & Mark Shim 

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 12 4:00pm

Indo-Jazz

Vijay Iyer
w/ Prasanna & Nitin Mitta 

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Feb 12 5:30pm 7:00pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 14 7:30pm

From Paris With Love

Paris Combo

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 15 7:30pm

From Paris With Love

Paris Combo

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Feb 16 7:00pm 8:30pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 16 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 17 7:00pm 8:30pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 17 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 18 7:00pm 8:30pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 18 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 19 3:00pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 19 5:30pm 7:00pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 19 7:30pm

Country Meets Jazz

John Scofield
Country For Old Men 

Miner Auditorium

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Feb 23 7:30pm

ECM Week: Guitar

Ralph Towner/ John Abercrombie Quartet

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Feb 23 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Atta Kid
plays Lee Morgan's
The Sidewinder

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 24 7:00pm 8:30pm

SFJAZZ Collective Saxophonist

Miguel Zenón Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 24 7:30pm

ECM Week: Duos

Ethan Iverson & Mark Turner duo/
Anja Lechner & François Couturier duo 

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Feb 25 11:00am

Songs of Freedom

Family Matinee: Marcus Shelby Orchestra

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Feb 25 7:00pm 8:30pm

SFJAZZ Collective Saxophonist

Miguel Zenón Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 25 7:30pm

ECM Week: Piano

Craig Taborn Quartet/ Aaron Parks Trio

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Feb 26 4:00pm

ECM Week: Ensembles

Wolfgang Muthspiel, Ambrose Akinmusire,
Scott Colly, Gwilym Simcock
& Brian Blade/ Dave King Trio

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Feb 26 5:30pm 7:00pm

SFJAZZ Collective Saxophonist

Miguel Zenón Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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March 2017
Mar 02 7:00pm 8:30pm

Women in Song

Destani Wolf

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 03 7:00pm 8:30pm

Sings Abbey Lincoln

Tiffany Austin

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 04 7:00pm 8:30pm

Sings Betty Carter

Jackie Ryan

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 05 5:30pm 7:00pm

Sings Joni Mitchell

Laurie Antonioli

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 09 7:30pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Mar 10 7:30pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Mar 11 7:00pm 9:30pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Mar 12 3:00pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Mar 12 8:00pm

Solo Bach

Brad Mehldau, Solo

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Mar 16 7:30pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Mar 16 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Kristen Strom
plays Stan Getz's
Sweet Rain

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 17 7:30pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Mar 18 11:00am

100 Years of Ella!

Family Matinee: Tiffany Austin

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Mar 18 7:30pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Mar 19 4:00pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Mar 19 7:30pm

Every Song Ever

Listening Party w/ Ben Ratliff

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Mar 23 7:30pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Mar 24 7:30pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Mar 25 7:30pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Mar 26 7:00pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Mar 30 7:30pm

Indian Fusion & Electronic

Karsh Kale presents
Classical Science Fiction

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Mar 31 7:30pm

Celebration of Holi

Red Baraat's
Festival of Colors

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April 2017
Apr 01 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

Miles From India

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Apr 02 7:00pm

Sitar Legacy

Anoushka Shankar

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Apr 06 7:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim
Poet Laureates Kick-Off Reading 

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 06 8:00pm

One Night in Berlin

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

Davies Symphony Hall

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Apr 07 7:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim
Peace Matters 

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 07 7:30pm

Brazilian Genius

Hermeto Pascoal 

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Apr 08 7:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim
Black Lives Matter 

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 08 7:30pm 10:00pm

Nigerian Guitar Legend

King Sunny Adé

Miner Auditorium

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Apr 09 6:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 09 7:00pm

Love Songs

Nels Cline: Lovers

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Apr 13 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Apr 14 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Apr 15 11:00am

¡Música Cubana!

Family Matinee: Rebeca Mauleón
& Juan de Marcos

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Apr 15 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Apr 16 3:00pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Apr 20 7:30pm

Ceremony

Omar Sosa & NDR Bigband
w/ Ernesto Simpson, drums

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Apr 20 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Dayna Stephens
plays Joe Henderson's
Power to The People

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 21 7:30pm

Real Live

Omar Sosa Quarteto AfroCubano
w/ John Santos

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Apr 21 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Patrick Wolff
plays Joe Henderson's
Our Thing

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 7:30pm

Cinematic Soundscapes

Omar Sosa JOG Trio
w/ Yosvany Terry

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Apr 22 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Howard Wiley
plays Joe Henderson's
Lush Life

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 23 7:00pm

Global Trio

Omar Sosa Trio
Trilok Gurtu & Paolo Fresu

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Apr 23 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Mad Duran
plays Joe Henderson's
Inner Urge

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 26 8:00pm

Sacred Space

Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares

Grace Cathedral

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Apr 27 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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Apr 28 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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Apr 29 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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Apr 30 4:00pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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May 2017
May 04 7:00pm 8:30pm

Art of the Trio

Gerald Clayton Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 04 7:30pm

New Album Release

Mary Stallings
"Feeling Good" 

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May 05 7:00pm 8:30pm

Art of the Trio

Gerald Clayton Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 05 7:30pm

Brazilian Jazz

Mary Stallings
Evening of Brazilian music
w/ pianist Bruce Barth + more

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May 06 7:00pm 8:30pm

Heavy Grooves

Wolff & Clark Expedition

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 06 7:30pm

From Blues to Bebop

Mary Stallings w/ Chester Thompson
From Blues to Bebop

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May 07 1:00pm

Re-visiting The Standards

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 
w/ Mary Stallings

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May 07 7:00pm 8:30pm

Heavy Grooves

Wolff & Clark Expedition

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 07 7:30pm

Piano & Vocals

Mary Stallings Duo

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May 11 7:30pm

New Album Release

Eliane Elias Quartet

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May 12 7:30pm

Brazilian Jazz

Eliane Elias: Brazillian Night

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May 13 7:30pm

Music of Frank Sinatra

Eliane Elias: Sinatra Night

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May 14 4:00pm

Reunited

Eliane Elias invites Steps Ahead

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May 17 7:30pm

Roots of Americana

Listening Party
w/ Rosanne Cash 

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May 18 7:30pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

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May 18 8:00pm 9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Morales, Dyer and Green
sing Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
The Hottest New Group in Jazz

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 19 7:30pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

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May 20 7:30pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

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May 21 4:00pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

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May 25 7:30pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

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May 26 7:30pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

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May 27 11:00am

Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona

Family Matinee: Michel Camilo

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May 27 7:30pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

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May 28 4:00pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

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Pre-Concert Talk
Visiting Presenter
Family Matinee
Discover Jazz Class
SFJAZZ Beacon Award
Ben Wendel Group
Sep 25 5:30pm7:00pm

Kneebody Saxophonist

Ben Wendel Group
w/ Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders 
& Henry Cole 

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Christian McBride
Sep 25 4:00pm

Duo

Christian McBride
& Dee Dee Bridgewater

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Further Explorations: A Bill Evans Tribute
Sep 29 7:30pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

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Sep 30 7:30pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

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Oct 01 7:30pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

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Oct 02 3:00pm7:00pm

Bill Evans Tribute
Chick Corea
w/ Eddie Gomez & Brian Blade

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Ludovico Einaudi
Oct 04 8:00pm

Elements

Ludovico Einaudi

Herbst Theatre

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Oct 05 8:00pm

Elements

Ludovico Einaudi

Herbst Theatre

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GoGo Penguin
Oct 06 7:00pm8:30pm

Man Made Object

GoGo Penguin
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Joe Henderson Lab

Oct 07 7:00pm8:30pm

Man Made Object

GoGo Penguin
—CANCELLED

Joe Henderson Lab

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Oct 06 7:30pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

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Oct 07 7:30pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

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Oct 08 7:30pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

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Oct 09 4:00pm

Masterpiece Revisited

Brad Mehldau’s Highway Rider
Feat. Joshua Redman, Larry Grenadier,
Jeff Ballard, Mark Guiliana
w/ orchestra

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Monk's Birthday Celebration
Oct 10 7:30pm

Monk's 99th Birthday

Thelonious Monk's Birthday Celebration
w/ Barry Harris, Fred Hersch & Eric Reed

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Spirit House w/ Brian Blade
Oct 14 7:00pm8:30pm

Spirit House

Joel Harrison 5 w/ Brian Blade

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Listening Party w/ Ted Gioia
Oct 16 7:30pm

How to Listen to Jazz

Listening Party
w/ Ted Gioia 

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Van Morrison
Oct 18 7:30pm

Living Legend

Van Morrison
—SOLD OUT!

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Oct 19 7:30pm

Living Legend

Van Morrison
—SOLD OUT!

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: October
Oct 20 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Erik Jekabson
plays Chet Baker's
It Could Happen to You

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Trumpet Fest
Oct 21 7:00pm8:30pm

Rising Trumpet Star

Takuya Kuroda

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 22 7:00pm8:30pm

Snarky Puppy Trumpeter

Maz

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Oct 23 7:00pm8:30pm

Brass Masters

Dave Douglas & the Westerlies

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ Collective: Music of Miles Davis
Oct 20 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 21 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 22 11:00am

The Music of Miles of Davis

Family Matinee: The SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 22 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

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Oct 23 4:00pm

Music of Miles Davis

SFJAZZ Collective

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Bobby Hutcherson Memorial
Oct 23 7:30pm

Benefit Concert

Bobby Hutcherson
Memorial

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Family Matinee: October
Oct 22 11:00am

The Music of Miles of Davis

Family Matinee: The SFJAZZ Collective

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Mariza
Oct 27 7:30pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

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Oct 28 7:30pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

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Oct 29 7:30pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

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Oct 30 4:00pm

Fado’s Greatest Star

Mariza

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Rokia Traoré
Nov 02 7:30pm

Malian Singer-Songwriter

Rokia Traoré

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Diego El Cigala
Nov 03 7:30pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

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Nov 04 7:30pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

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Nov 05 7:30pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

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Nov 06 7:00pm

Voice of Spain

Diego El Cigala

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Burt Bacharach at Davies Symphony Hall
Nov 11 8:00pm

The Hitmaker

Burt Bacharach

Davies Symphony Hall

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Henry Butler
Nov 11 7:00pm8:30pm

New Orleans Piano Great

Henry Butler, solo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 12 7:00pm8:30pm

New Orleans Piano Great

Henry Butler, solo

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 13 5:00pm7:30pm

New Orleans Piano Great

Henry Butler, solo

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: November
Nov 17 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Wally Schnalle
plays Art Blakey's
Moanin'

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Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet
Nov 17 7:30pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

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Nov 18 7:30pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

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Nov 19 7:30pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

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Nov 20 4:00pm

Summit Meeting

Chucho Valdés — Joe Lovano Quintet

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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 2016-17 Concerts
Nov 19 8:00pm

SFJAZZ HSAS Alumni Concert

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 04 1:00pm

SFJAZZ HSAS & Joshua Redman

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Holiday Concert w/ Joshua Redman

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May 07 1:00pm

Re-visiting The Standards

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 
w/ Mary Stallings

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Family Matinee: November
Nov 19 11:00am

Music of Venezuela

Family Matinee: The Venezuelan Music Project

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Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars
Nov 25 7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars

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Nov 26 3:00pm7:30pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars

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Nov 27 4:00pm

Gypsy Jazz Genius

Dorado Schmitt & Django All-Stars

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Sing, Sing, Sing
Dec 01 7:00pm8:30pm

The Next Big Thing

Veronica Swift

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 02 7:00pm8:30pm

Traces

Camila Meza

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 03 7:00pm8:30pm

Haden Sings Harris

Petra Haden & Jesse Harris

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 04 5:30pm7:30pm

Haden Sings Harris

Petra Haden & Jesse Harris

Joe Henderson Lab

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Robert Glasper Experiment
Dec 08 7:30pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

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Dec 09 7:30pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

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Dec 10 7:30pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

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Dec 11 7:00pm

The Sound of Now

Robert Glasper Experiment

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: December
Dec 15 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Jamie Davis
sings Nat King Cole's
The Magic of Christmas

Joe Henderson Lab

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Spend the Holidays With SFJAZZ
Dec 15 7:30pm

A Christmas Celebration

Aaron Neville
Soulful Christmas Concert 

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Dec 16 7:30pm

A Christmas Celebration

Aaron Neville
Soulful Christmas Concert 

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Dec 17 11:00am

Creole Christmas

Family Matinee: Etienne Charles

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Dec 17 7:30pm

Creole Christmas

Etienne Charles
Creole Christmas Dance Party 

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Dec 18 4:00pm7:00pm

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Vince Guaraldi's 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'
w/ Adam Shulman

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Family Matinee: December
Dec 17 11:00am

Creole Christmas

Family Matinee: Etienne Charles

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Ring in the New Year w/ Maceo Parker
Dec 29 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
w/ special guest Judith Hill 

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Dec 30 7:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
w/ special guest Judith Hill 

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Dec 31 8:00pm10:30pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
& special guest Judith Hill 

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Jan 01 7:00pm

Funky New Year

Maceo Parker
& special guest Judith Hill 

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West Coast Get Down
Jan 05 7:30pm

Velvet Portraits

Terrace Martin

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Jan 06 7:30pm

The Epic

Kamasi Washington

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Jan 07 7:30pm10:30pm

The Epic

Kamasi Washington

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Jan 08 3:00pm7:00pm

The Epic

Kamasi Washington

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Chris Botti
Jan 10 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 11 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 12 7:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 13 7:00pm9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 14 7:00pm9:30pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Jan 15 3:00pm7:00pm

Trumpet Superstar

Chris Botti

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Free MLK Day Open House
Jan 16 11:00am2:00pm5:00pm

Open House

SFJAZZ Center Anniversary Celebration
Free MLK Day Open House!

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Season 5 Celebration: Traditions in Transition
Jan 18 7:00pm

Special Event

SFJAZZ Gala Honoring Zakir Hussain

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Jan 18 9:00pm

Gala AfterJam

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

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Jan 19 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

Tony Williams Tribute
Curated by Cindy Blackman

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Jan 20 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

Joe Henderson Tribute
Curated by Joshua Redman

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Jan 21 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

Bobby Hutcherson Tribute
Curated by Stefon Harris

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Jan 22 7:30pm

Season 5 Celebration

John Handy Tribute
Curated by Miguel Zenón

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Season 5 Celebration: Jazz in the City
Jan 26 7:30pm

Bay Area Big Bands

Electric Squeezebox Orchestra/ 
Tommy Igoe Groove Conspiracy

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Jan 27 7:30pm

Swing!

Lavay Smith
& Her Red Hot Skillet
Lickers

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Jan 28 7:30pm

A Tribute to Local Greats

John Santos Sextet
w/ guests Samora Pinderhughes,
Elena Pinderhughes & more 

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Jan 29 7:30pm

Electric Ascension & No Favorites

Rova Saxophone Quartet
plays John Coltrane's 'Ascension'
& Tribute to Butch Morris

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SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival
Jan 26 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Roger Glenn
plays Cal Tjader's
Soul Sauce

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Jan 27 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Destiny Muhammad
plays Alice Coltrane's
Journey in Satchidananda

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Jan 28 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Jazz Mafia
plays Miles Davis's
Birth of the Cool

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Jan 29 5:30pm7:00pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate Festival

Joe Gilman
plays Dave Brubeck Quartet's
Time Out

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Vijay Iyer
Feb 08 7:30pm

Jazz Without Borders

Listening Party
w/ Vijay Iyer 

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Feb 09 7:30pm

An Evening of Duets

Vijay Iyer
w/ Wadada Leo Smith
& Rudresh Mahanthappa 

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Feb 10 7:30pm

Creative Music Orchestra

Vijay Iyer's 'Open City' & 'Blindspot'
with Teju Cole 

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Feb 11 7:30pm

Trio + 2

Vijay Iyer Trio
w/ Ambrose Akinmusire & Mark Shim 

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Feb 12 4:00pm

Indo-Jazz

Vijay Iyer
w/ Prasanna & Nitin Mitta 

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The Cookers
Feb 09 7:00pm8:30pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 10 7:00pm8:30pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 11 7:00pm8:30pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

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Feb 12 5:30pm7:00pm

Jazz Master Supergroup

The Cookers

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Week of Love
Feb 14 7:30pm

From Paris With Love

Paris Combo

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Feb 15 7:30pm

From Paris With Love

Paris Combo

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Feb 16 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

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Feb 17 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

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Feb 18 7:30pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

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Feb 19 3:00pm

Songs of Love

Dianne Reeves

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Scott Amendola Quintet
Feb 16 7:00pm8:30pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 17 7:00pm8:30pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 18 7:00pm8:30pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 19 5:30pm7:00pm

All-Star Quintet

Scott Amendola Quintet
w/ Nels Cline, Jeff Parker,
Jenny Scheinman and John Schifflett

Joe Henderson Lab

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John Scofield: Country for Old Men
Feb 19 7:30pm

Country Meets Jazz

John Scofield
Country For Old Men 

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: February
Feb 23 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Atta Kid
plays Lee Morgan's
The Sidewinder

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Miguel Zenón Quartet
Feb 24 7:00pm8:30pm

SFJAZZ Collective Saxophonist

Miguel Zenón Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 25 7:00pm8:30pm

SFJAZZ Collective Saxophonist

Miguel Zenón Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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Feb 26 5:30pm7:00pm

SFJAZZ Collective Saxophonist

Miguel Zenón Quartet

Joe Henderson Lab

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ECM Fest
Feb 23 7:30pm

ECM Week: Guitar

Ralph Towner/ John Abercrombie Quartet

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Feb 24 7:30pm

ECM Week: Duos

Ethan Iverson & Mark Turner duo/
Anja Lechner & François Couturier duo 

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Feb 25 7:30pm

ECM Week: Piano

Craig Taborn Quartet/ Aaron Parks Trio

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Feb 26 4:00pm

ECM Week: Ensembles

Wolfgang Muthspiel, Ambrose Akinmusire,
Scott Colly, Gwilym Simcock
& Brian Blade/ Dave King Trio

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Celebrating Women in Jazz
Mar 02 7:00pm8:30pm

Women in Song

Destani Wolf

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 03 7:00pm8:30pm

Sings Abbey Lincoln

Tiffany Austin

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 04 7:00pm8:30pm

Sings Betty Carter

Jackie Ryan

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 05 5:30pm7:00pm

Sings Joni Mitchell

Laurie Antonioli

Joe Henderson Lab

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Family Matinee: February
Feb 25 11:00am

Songs of Freedom

Family Matinee: Marcus Shelby Orchestra

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Goran Bregovic
Mar 09 7:30pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Mar 10 7:30pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Mar 11 7:00pm9:30pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Mar 12 3:00pm

Balkan Celebration

Goran Bregovic

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Brad Mehldau, Solo
Mar 12 8:00pm

Solo Bach

Brad Mehldau, Solo

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: March
Mar 16 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Kristen Strom
plays Stan Getz's
Sweet Rain

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Jelly and George
Mar 16 7:30pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Mar 17 7:30pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Mar 18 7:30pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Mar 19 4:00pm

Jelly and George

Cécile McLorin Salvant & Aaron Diehl

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Listening Party w/ Ben Ratliff
Mar 19 7:30pm

Every Song Ever

Listening Party w/ Ben Ratliff

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Family Matinee: March
Mar 18 11:00am

100 Years of Ella!

Family Matinee: Tiffany Austin

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Still Dreaming
Mar 23 7:30pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Mar 24 7:30pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Mar 25 7:30pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Mar 26 7:00pm

Still Dreaming

Joshua Redman,
Ron Miles, Scott Colley
& Brian Blade

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Indian Connections
Mar 30 7:30pm

Indian Fusion & Electronic

Karsh Kale presents
Classical Science Fiction

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Mar 31 7:30pm

Celebration of Holi

Red Baraat's
Festival of Colors

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Apr 01 7:30pm

Music of Miles Davis

Miles From India

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Apr 02 7:00pm

Sitar Legacy

Anoushka Shankar

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Four Continents in Four Days
Apr 06 8:00pm

One Night in Berlin

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

Davies Symphony Hall

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Apr 07 7:30pm

Brazilian Genius

Hermeto Pascoal 

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Apr 08 7:30pm10:00pm

Nigerian Guitar Legend

King Sunny Adé

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Apr 09 7:00pm

Love Songs

Nels Cline: Lovers

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SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim
Apr 06 7:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim
Poet Laureates Kick-Off Reading 

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 07 7:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim
Peace Matters 

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 08 7:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim
Black Lives Matter 

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 09 6:00pm

Jazz + Poetry

SFJAZZ Poetry Festival w/ Genny Lim

Joe Henderson Lab

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Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars
Apr 13 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Apr 14 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Apr 15 7:30pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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Apr 16 3:00pm

Buena Vista Social Club Re-Visited

Juan de Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: Joe Henderson Festival
Apr 20 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Dayna Stephens
plays Joe Henderson's
Power to The People

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 21 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Patrick Wolff
plays Joe Henderson's
Our Thing

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 22 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Howard Wiley
plays Joe Henderson's
Lush Life

Joe Henderson Lab

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Apr 23 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Mad Duran
plays Joe Henderson's
Inner Urge

Joe Henderson Lab

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Omar Sosa
Apr 20 7:30pm

Ceremony

Omar Sosa & NDR Bigband
w/ Ernesto Simpson, drums

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Apr 21 7:30pm

Real Live

Omar Sosa Quarteto AfroCubano
w/ John Santos

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Apr 22 7:30pm

Cinematic Soundscapes

Omar Sosa JOG Trio
w/ Yosvany Terry

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Apr 23 7:00pm

Global Trio

Omar Sosa Trio
Trilok Gurtu & Paolo Fresu

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Sacred Space
Apr 26 8:00pm

Sacred Space

Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares

Grace Cathedral

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Family Matinee: April
Apr 15 11:00am

¡Música Cubana!

Family Matinee: Rebeca Mauleón
& Juan de Marcos

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Wayne Shorter Quartet
Apr 27 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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Apr 28 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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Apr 29 7:30pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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Apr 30 4:00pm

Without a Net

Wayne Shorter Quartet

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Mary Stallings
May 04 7:30pm

New Album Release

Mary Stallings
"Feeling Good" 

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May 05 7:30pm

Brazilian Jazz

Mary Stallings
Evening of Brazilian music
w/ pianist Bruce Barth + more

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May 06 7:30pm

From Blues to Bebop

Mary Stallings w/ Chester Thompson
From Blues to Bebop

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May 07 1:00pm

Re-visiting The Standards

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 
w/ Mary Stallings

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May 07 7:30pm

Piano & Vocals

Mary Stallings Duo

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Art of the Trio
May 04 7:00pm8:30pm

Art of the Trio

Gerald Clayton Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 05 7:00pm8:30pm

Art of the Trio

Gerald Clayton Trio

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 06 7:00pm8:30pm

Heavy Grooves

Wolff & Clark Expedition

Joe Henderson Lab

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May 07 7:00pm8:30pm

Heavy Grooves

Wolff & Clark Expedition

Joe Henderson Lab

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Elaine Elias
May 11 7:30pm

New Album Release

Eliane Elias Quartet

Miner Auditorium

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May 12 7:30pm

Brazilian Jazz

Eliane Elias: Brazillian Night

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May 13 7:30pm

Music of Frank Sinatra

Eliane Elias: Sinatra Night

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May 14 4:00pm

Reunited

Eliane Elias invites Steps Ahead

Miner Auditorium

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SFJAZZ Hotplate: May
May 18 8:00pm9:30pm

SFJAZZ Hotplate

Morales, Dyer and Green
sing Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
The Hottest New Group in Jazz

Joe Henderson Lab

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SFJAZZ Resident Artistic Director Rosanne Cash
May 17 7:30pm

Roots of Americana

Listening Party
w/ Rosanne Cash 

Miner Auditorium

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May 18 7:30pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

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May 19 7:30pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

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May 20 7:30pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

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May 21 4:00pm

Together in the Round

Rosanne Cash,
Emmylou Harris
& Lucinda Williams

Miner Auditorium

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A Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona
May 25 7:30pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

Miner Auditorium

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May 26 7:30pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

Miner Auditorium

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May 27 11:00am

Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona

Family Matinee: Michel Camilo

Miner Auditorium

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May 27 7:30pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

Miner Auditorium

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May 28 4:00pm

Tribute To Ernesto Lecuona

Chucho Valdés,
Gonzalo Rubalcaba,
& Michel Camilo

Miner Auditorium

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Family Matinee: May
May 27 11:00am

Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona

Family Matinee: Michel Camilo

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Pre-Concert Talk
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Family Matinee
Discover Jazz Class
SFJAZZ Beacon Award
2016-17 Digital Lab Sessions
Sep 28 7:00pm

Digital Lab:
Creating Afro-Latin Grooves
in Electronica and Dance Music

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Oct 12 7:00pm

Digital Lab:
Jazz and Hip Hop in the Mix

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Oct 22 2:00pm

Digital Lab:
The Art and Science of Mastering

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Nov 16 7:00pm

Digital Lab:
DJing and Live Performance w/ Ableton

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Nov 19 1:00pm

Digital Lab:
Film Scoring, Sound Design and Foley

SFJAZZ Center, Digital Lab

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Koret Discover Jazz Series: Four & More: The Music of Miles Davis
Oct 19 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Birth of the Cool w/ special guest Sean Jones

Joe Henderson Lab

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Oct 26 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Kind of Blue w/ special guest Ed Simon

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 02 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Miles Smiles w/ special guest Teodross Avery

Joe Henderson Lab

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Nov 09 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Bitches Brew w/ special guests Bill Ortiz & Dave McNab

Joe Henderson Lab

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2016-17 Family Matinees
Oct 22 11:00am

Family Matinee: The SFJAZZ Collective

Miner Auditorium

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Nov 19 11:00am

Family Matinee: The Venezuelan Music Project

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Dec 17 11:00am

Family Matinee: Etienne Charles

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Feb 25 11:00am

Family Matinee: Marcus Shelby Orchestra

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Mar 18 11:00am

Family Matinee: Tiffany Austin

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Apr 15 11:00am

Family Matinee: Rebeca Mauleón
& Juan de Marcos

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May 27 11:00am

Family Matinee: Michel Camilo

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SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 2016-17 Concerts
Nov 19 8:00pm

SFJAZZ High School
All-Stars Alumni

Joe Henderson Lab

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Dec 04 1:00pm

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars
Holiday Concert w/ Joshua Redman

Miner Auditorium

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May 07 1:00pm

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars 
w/ Mary Stallings

Miner Auditorium

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Monday Night Band: 2016-17 Concerts
Dec 05 7:30pm

Monday Night Band
Showcase w/ Adam Theis

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May 15 7:30pm

Monday Night Band
Showcase w/ Adam Theis

Miner Auditorium

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2016-17 Season Master Classes & Workshops
Dec 10 1:00pm

Open Session: From the Groove to the Studio
Masterclass w/ Robert Glasper

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 11 1:00pm

3rd Annual SFJAZZ Girls Day:
Free Workshop for
Female Jazz Musicians

Joe Henderson Lab

FREE EVENT!
Apr 29 1:00pm

Without a Net: Reimagining the Stage Dynamic
Masterclass w/ Danilo Perez

Joe Henderson Lab

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Free MLK Day Open House
Jan 16 11:00am2:00pm5:00pm

SFJAZZ Center Anniversary Celebration
Free MLK Day Open House!

Miner Auditorium

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Koret Discover Jazz Series: The Great Women
Mar 08 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Nina Simone w/ special guest Tammy Hall

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 15 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Hazel Scott w/ special guest Tammy Hall

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 22 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Marian McPartland w/ special guest Laura Klein

Joe Henderson Lab

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Mar 29 7:00pm

Koret Discover Jazz Course:
Vi Redd w/ special guest Tia Fuller

Joe Henderson Lab

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